Stone Collection: Volume 75 - Item 8
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8. William H. Seward, The Usurpations of Slavery. Speech of William H. Seward, in the Senate of the United States, on the Bill to Protect Officers of the United States. February 23, 1855 (Washington, DC: Buell & Blanchard, [1855?]). (7 p.)
Speech objecting to the passage of a bill to protect federal officers engaged in executing the Fugitive Slave Law. The speaker asserts that the law is unnecessary.